West Franklin Street Historic District

W. Franklin St. between Laurel and Ryland Sts., Richmond, Virginia


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 1972
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Victorian: Romanesque; Georgian Revival
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Education; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
College; Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; College; Business; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 55


Alderson Brownstone Co. (1)
Allen & Ginter (1)
Brick (42,462)
Ceramic tile (3,229)
District (10,504)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Richmond, Virginia (220)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,160)
Stucco (7,816)
Victorian (19,698)
Virginia (3,633)